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Zachary's New Home: A Story for Foster and Adopted Children

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  29 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
This story for adopted and foster children describes the adventures of Zachary the kitten, who is taken from his mother's house when she is unable to take care of him. It follows Zachary as he goes into foster care, his adoption by a family of geese and his feelings of shame, anger and hurt.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by Magination Press
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Kaeli McIntyre
Jul 30, 2013 Kaeli McIntyre rated it it was amazing
Out of all the adoption books I have bought for the girls, this one is my favourite and the one that fits closest to the story of how they came to our family. Highly recommended for families of children who have been in the system/foster care/apprehended from birth parents etc.
Grace
Sep 25, 2009 Grace rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent book for children in foster care who are struggling to understand what is happening to their families. It normalizes the feelings of anger, betrayal, loneliness, and not fitting in and does it in a way that shows that there can still be a good ending. The depiction of the kitten going to a foster home full of all different kinds of animals is a great way to show how strange and difficult it can be to suddenly be in foster care.

I cannot recommend this book highly enough.
Brittnee
Nov 21, 2014 Brittnee rated it really liked it
A story of a kitten being taken from his home and being moved to a foster home. It does touch on very real issues (mom cat scratches baby kitten which is why the kitten is taken away). Definitely read first before reading to your kiddos.
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Recommends it for: new adoptive parents
Good way to introduce foster care and adoption to newly placed children
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